Chester-based logistics services provider Great Bear has confirmed it is taking on a new 412,000ft² warehouse in Sheffield. The site (pictured), which it is leasing over 15 years from the Logistics Property Partnership – a joint venture between Segro and Moorfield Group – is located approximately half a mile from junction 34 of the M1. A spokesman for Great Bear, which runs over 200 vehicles and 30 different sites and counts Sainsbury, PZ Cussons, Unilever and Michelin among its customers, […]
Great Bear Distribution, based in Chester, has announced a new contract with soft drinks producer Cott Beverages for warehousing services in the Midlands.
DHL Supply Chain has opened its expanded capacity warehouse for long-term customer Unilever, marking the end of a 21 month project. The Cannock, Staffordshire, centre has the capacity to house 100,000 pallets and will handle all of Unilever’s homecare and ambient food lines for the UK and Ireland – including brands such as Persil, Marmite and PG Tips. Expanding the Cannock site – designed specifically to bring both product categories under the same roof for combined customer orders- has also […]
County Dublin family-run haulier Dixon International has switched to Michelin X Line Energy tyres across its 110-strong truck fleet after a trial revealed significant fuel savings. Us of the X Line tyres in a six month trial involving six tractive units on international work demonstrated an average 5.2% fuel saving.